Monthly Archives: May 2013

Enthusiastic soccer stars

Connor thoroughly enjoys the weekly extra mural activity Soccer Stars, as do all the kiddies who participate.    I love watching them.  Seeing the determination on their little faces … their enthusiasm!     I took along my camera using only the 50mm … Continue reading

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A little bit of comfort goes a long way

Two and half weeks to go before hubby and I travel to Italy !!!    Yay !! I’m getting excited!!   I must say, though, it’s been difficult to focus on our trip with Elaine and Bryan’s wedding plans always on my mind.  October … Continue reading

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Following in his mom’s footsteps

I took a photograph of Jeanette and Bradley this evening with Jeanette’s camera .. Connor decided to take one too, with my little camera.   Not bad !!!   Poor Bradley was not feeling at all well today 😦    Nothing makes a boy feel better … Continue reading

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A bunch of lilies

Pink ones …    .. cerise pink ones … …and family ones … (!) My maternal Great Grandmother .. Lily Violet … and my paternal Grandmother … Lily 🙂  🙂  🙂 …

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Autumn magic

I love Autumn !!  Especially when the sky is blue, which is most of the time, and the leaves turn shades of copper, red and yellow I do miss my large silver birch with it’s falling leaves.   I used to … Continue reading

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Mothers Day … and the Jersey Boys !!!

A big thank you to my children for your messages of love for me today, on Mothers Day 🙂  Love you all lots and lots …. and lots xxx Elaine came for tea this morning armed with lilies and yummy dark chocolate.  We sat … Continue reading

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A few flowers for Friday

After the school holidays, the boys went back to school on Monday.   It’s been a full week with activities and homework.   My morning schedules of yoga, pilates and keep fit class continues no matter what!  By Friday’s I’m a little … Continue reading

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Bradley turned TEN !!

I can hardly believe it … 10 !!!  My eldest grandson is ten years old!!  He’s getting big .. he’s getting tall!!   The top of his head reaches the bottom of my ears!!! He had an awesome party at Acrobranch in Melrose on … Continue reading

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Helen and Duncan’s wedding at the Rand Club

I could kick myself !!!!!!!!  I decided to leave my Canon at home and only take my little camera 😦    Stupid thing to do !!  Really really stupid !! Helen, Bryan’s sister, married Duncan over the weekend at the Rand Club in … Continue reading

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Time for reflection

It’s my Mum’s birthday today .. she is 85! She doesn’t know it.  Every day for her is the same.  Exactly the same.   She is bathed, dressed for the morning of ‘socializing’ in the lounge, back in bed in the afternoon.   … Continue reading

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